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Look West — 7.9.13

Local officials in Colorado press Gov. Hickenlooper on oil and gas issues. Denver Post


EPA’s retreat on Pavillion water contamination study is one of many. ProPublica


Op-ed urges Michelle Obama to support the LWCF so more lands will be protected for children to enjoy healthy and active lifestyles. The Hill


Op-ed says funds from LWCF are essential to Montana. Great Falls Tribune


CSU study on natural gas emissions receives $1.3 million from industry groups. Coloradoan 


Past contamination from oil and gas sites are being investigated in the Thompson Divide. Grand Junction Sentinel


Williams receives a fine over Parachute leak cleanup. Grand Junction Sentinel


Anti-fracking ballot will be submitted to Lafayette officials today. Daily Camera

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4 days ago
A riveting first-person account from @JessiJohnson89 of @artemis_nwf about how her first bow hunt turned her into a public lands advocate for life.
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NEW PODCAST: @JessiJohnson89 of @artemis_nwf describes how her first bowhunt turned her into a public lands activist for life.
6 days ago
UPDATE on Rep. Mike Noel’s undisclosed land that magically got cut out of Grand Staircase-Escalante NM. Fact-check from @Western_Values:
6 days ago
New from @GregorZimmer: The Land & Water Conservation Fund is wildly popular with Republicans and Democrats in Montana. So why is @SecretaryZinke trying to defund it?
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Interior Secretary Zinke wants to defund a vital land conservation program he supposedly supports

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has turned his back on Montana, a state he represented in Congress until last year. The...

February 15th, 2018

In their own words: Interior Department admits it’s helping oil and gas companies at the expense of taxpayers, clean air

At the direction of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, the Bureau of Land Management has announced it will effectively eliminate a...

February 15th, 2018

Trump’s “Energy Dominance” Reality Check

The fact is, U.S. oil production hit new heights during the Obama administration. Same with natural gas. The Trump administration’s...

February 8th, 2018